On Frog Pond
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It's early morning on frog pond. As the sun rises, light sparkles on the water (1). All sorts of pond animals are waking up. A (2) busy day is beginning.
At the edge of the (3) pond, a little green frog sits on a rock (4) in the water. He
is hidden here among the (5) floating plants. He keeps very still and very quiet (6).
His big, bulging eyes are watching. He's watching the (7) dragonflies. He's watching for
slugs and worms. He's looking (8) for flies. This little frog is hungry for flies (9).
Someone else is hungry too. A dragonfly hums high (10) above the water. She is a fierce
hunter,looking (11) for insects. She hovers near a clump of leaves (12). She can fly in
any direction, even backwards and (13) sideways. Like the frog, she has very
big wings (14). Suddenly she spots a fly crawling up a rock (15). She swoops down
like an arrow and grabs the(16) fly with her powerful front legs. Gripping it
hard(17), she munches away at it with her sharp body(18) parts.
The little frog has seen all this alone(19). He turns very slightly. He's ready to pounce,
but (20) he keeps very still. He hopes that the __________(21) will take off towards him
when she's finished __________(22). He hopes she won't notice him sittingstill __________(23) green among the pond weed. Soon she flies __________(24).